Computer gear stolen

ALMOST £5,000 of computer equipment has been stolen from an education centre in Hepscott.

Thieves broke into the Hepscott Park pupil referral building and made off with eight ACER laptop computers.The laptops have Northumbrian Castles written on the back.

Police are appealing for information about the burglary, which took place between 7pm on Monday, August 1 and 7am the following morning.

Anyone with information about the incident or the whereabouts of the computers should contact police on 03456 043043, ext 69191. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.